Anna-Lina has worked at the FDFA, the UN, various NGOs and think tanks in Brussels, Nairobi, Athens, Oxford and Berlin. Her work focused on Swiss European policy as well as international issues of democracy, crime and fundamental rights. She is also the co-founder of «Discuss it!». From 2015-2018 she led the regional group of foraus in Zurich and founded the Oxford branch of Agora Think Tank in 2020. During her studies of political science at the Universities of Oxford, Zurich and Leiden, Anna-Lina focused on the Middle East conflict and the political consequences of gender-specific job automation. She was appointed Co-Director of foraus in May 2022.